shell foundation

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Foundation is a liquid makeup that is used to create a smooth, even appearance on the face. It can be used as an all-over face makeup or as a foundation for specific areas of the face such as the nose, cheeks, and lips. Here are some great options for shell foundations.

La MerThe Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation SPF 20

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1999887

Color: 110 Shell - Very Light Skin with Cool Undertone

397 Reviews

$150.00

I exchanged it at the store on 34th St in NYC for the Shell color, which is a much better match for me. ...So far, so good. My shade is Shell....Great foundation!

What it is: A weightless, natural looking foundation with buildable coverage for luxurious, long wear.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

SPF: SPF 20

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, coal tar, hydroquinone, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: This silky, lightweight formula helps maintain balance and provides buildable coverage. It leaves skin is visibly plumped with hydration.

CLINIQUEBeyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2166833

Color: CN 0.5 Shell - fairest shade; with a cool neutral undertone

2.6K Reviews

$39.00

Everyday Foundation...I wouldn't say its a life changing foundation but it is a good go to everyday foundation for school or work so that if you use it up quickly you don't have to shell out a lot of money for another. ...Could improve but overall great foundation...This is a great fair skin friendly foundation considering the 0.5 shell color does not oxidize throughout the day.

What it is: A 24-hour wear, oil-free foundation and concealer in one that is lightweight and moisturizing—offering full-coverage without clogging pores.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Cream

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Trehalose
- Lechitin
- Sodium Hyaluronate

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: Clinique’s Beyond Perfecting Liquid Foundation has a natural matte finish with full coverage.

$6.00

Also, I’m kind of salty that after paying for the foundation, I also had to shell out money for a pump, but it does work well, so......The added cost is ridiculous, especially because their other foundations include a pump in their price. Also, once you put the pump on you can no longer put the cap of the foundation back on.

What it is:
An optional pump for dispensing liquid foundations.

What it does:
This pump is designed to distribute the ideal amount of liquid foundation, without the need to dip or pour.

MAKE UP FOR EVERHD Skin Hydra Glow Hydrating Foundation with Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL·ITEM: 2738359

Color: 1Y00 - Warm Shell - for very fair skin with olive undertones

515 Reviews

$47.00

That being said, MUFE makes some of the best liquid foundations I've tried before! This HD Skin Hydra Glow Foundation is amazing is you love a weightless feeling foundation that gives your skin a "your skin, but better" look. ...One of the best foundations ever!...This foundation is one of the best foundations I’ve ever tried, my skin looks brighter and healthier, it has medium coverage and gives such an amazing glowy, radiant finish, it’s perfect for dry, normal skin because it’s very hydrating and has skincare benefits, the texture is so easy to blend, and feels very lightweight.

What it is: An 86% skincare-based foundation with medium coverage and a naturally luminous finish that hydrates, smooths, and visibly plumps and brightens skin. 

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Natural and Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hydra-Skin Booster Complex™: Mimics the hydrating effect of a sheet mask.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

ShiseidoRevitalEssence Skin Glow Foundation SPF 30

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2711596

Color: 160 Shell - Balanced tone for fair-light skin

505 Reviews

$56.00

This foundation stayed on for about 6+ hrs which is longer than most of my other foundations. ...I can’t say enough good things about this foundation. I bought this on a whim because I’ve used Shiseido foundations in the past and always loved them.

What it is: A skincare-active foundation that provides buildable, medium coverage and visibly improves bare skin in one week—revealing healthy, glowing skin.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

SPF: 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Fermented Kefir+: A prebiotic that fuels the ability to maintain a healthy microbiome.
- Niacinamide: A form of vitamin B that visibly smooths and brightens skin.
- Makeup Micro-Capsules Suspended in Skincare Essence: Delivers skincare actives to the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, tri

Wander BeautyWanderlust Powder Foundation

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2284388

Color: Rich Deep - deep with warm brown undertones

295 Reviews

$40.00

So, I'll continue to shell out the $$$....I’ve been pretty loyal to Urban Decay foundation but I am giving this a try and I’m impressed.

Coverage:
✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is:
An innovative, hydrating, ultra-fine powder foundation with globally sourced, skin-loving ingredients that glide on and last all day.

What it does:
Wanderlust Powder Foundation provides full coverage with an incredibly natural-looking finish. The lightweight and ultra-fine powder absorbs excess oil and minimizes pores without ever looking cakey. It’s infused with aloe leaf extract to moisturize skin and restore suppleness while hibiscus flower extract evens out your skin tone and increases the look of your skin’s elasticity.

Estée LauderFuturist Hydra Rescue Moisturizing Foundation SPF 45 with Vitamin E

Size: 1.2 fl oz/ 35 mL·ITEM: 2324432

Color: 4N1 Shell Beige - medium tan with neutral undertones

639 Reviews

$54.00

The consistency is more liquid than other foundations. Very picky about foundations and this one is seriously in the top five!...Having used matte foundations my entire makeup wearing life, I started to realize those foundations aren’t the best fit for my skin now.

What it is: A flawless foundation with breathable coverage and a radiant finish—powered with Estée Lauder skincare to hydrate, soothe, and protect.


Coverage: Medium


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Liquid


Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


SPF: SPF 45


Highlighted Ingredients: 

- Chia Seed Extract: Nourishes.

- Probiotic Technology: Soothes.

- IonCharged Water: Hydrates.

Estée LauderDouble Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2052827

Color: 1C0 Shell - very light with cool pink undertones

7.4K Reviews

$52.00

Hands down, the greatest foundation in existence!...This is hands down the greatest foundation in existence. I’ve been wearing it for over 10 years but had to stop for a while because they stopped selling 1C0 Shell at the Estee makeup counters in the United States... that is until Sephora started selling Estee. ...Good Foundation...I love this foundation; the only really good foundation for summer, except makeup forever.

What it is: A 24-hour liquid foundation with a flawless, natural, matte finish that unifies uneven skin tone and covers imperfections with buildable coverage.
Coverage: Full
Finish: Matte
Formulation: Liquid
Skin Type: Combination and Oily
Ingredient Callouts: Free of fragrance.
What Else You Need to Know: Double Wear is available in over 55 shades—including cool, neutral, and warm undertones—to suit all skin tones. It’s makeup that keeps up with your busy life. Oil-free and oil-controlling, Double Wear lasts in hot and humid weather, and feels lightweight and comfortable.

HourglassVanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

Size: 0.25 oz/ 7 g·ITEM: 1827252

Color: 5 Shell - light, neutral undertones

6.6K Reviews

$49.00

This is a foundation I will never be with out again. I have neutral undertones but most foundations are either to warm or to pink for me and this is not. ...HIGHLY RECOMMEND! SUPER FLAWLESS FOUNDATION!!!...This left my face SO FLAWLESS, easy to blend and Shell was my PERFECT shade!

What it is: A weightless, waterproof foundation with long-wearing, concentrated coverage in a custom, triangular component for fast and easy full coverage on-the-go.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of mineral oil, parabens, phthalates, and triclosan, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

BeautyblenderBounce™ Liquid Whip Long Wear Foundation

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL·ITEM: 2570810

Color: 1.10N Light Shell - very light with neutral undertones

3.1K Reviews

$29.00

I’ve tried so many different foundations, from drug store to high end. This is my absolute favorite foundation... very natural looking foundation....Best foundation!...One of my favorite foundations! Light coverage but covers well! Great for all skin types.

What it is: A full-coverage, oil-free liquid foundation with a natural-looking matte finish that wears for up to 24 hours—now in upgraded, sustainable packaging.

Coverage: Full

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Visibly plumps skin and improves the look of fine lines.
- Antioxidant-Rich White Birch Extract: Soothes and visibly brightens skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

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